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. >> an to calcutta, india. sex workers are barred from entering u.s. and holding alternative conference. we will take a look at the aids epidemic in black america and speak with congress member barbara lee of california. >> we need to make some noise. we need to put eradicating hiv and aids at the front burner of our political agenda, both here and abroad. >> all that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. syrian troops continue to bombard the city of aleppo in a bid to reclaim areas held by rebel forces. there have been reports of syrian helicopters backed by fighter jets firing from above, forcing hundreds of residents to flee. and allepo resident said syrian forces had fired indiscriminately, killing civilians. >> two brothers and their uncles were killed, another is between life and death. tend shells on a daily basis and this village has not had any sign of armed groups. we are targeted only because we call for freedom. >> speaking in washington, secretary state clinton said of killing of syrian president bashar al-assad is inev
to afghanistan's future. >> that designation paves the way for the u.s. and afghanistan to maintain defense long aft u.s. troop withdrawal. secretary clinton is on her way to tokyo. in japan, she'll ask international donors to pledge their support to afghanistan. joining me on the phone from kabul is john wendell, a photographer and time magazine correspondent. how significant is this announcement? >> caller: hi. thanks for having me. i think secretary clinton's use of the word symbol is the keyword here. the enduring partnership was signed on may 2nd between the u.s. and afghanistan. the major non-nato ally announcement was part of that. the announcement, i think, is not so significant when it comes to the day-to-day of the war. what i think it is doing is helping lay the fears o afghanistan's elite that will be abandoned ahead of the 2014 u.s. withdrawal of nato forces and part of an effort to push the taliban back. i think the main reason for the announcement was so the u.s. can point to a concrete move showing its commitment ahead of the tokyo conference you mentioned tomorrow. as part of an
to be one held of a disappointment. that's all for us tonight. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is early start weekend. an unannounced visit to afghanistan and an impact for troop withdrawal. plus, like a scene from "jaws," the hunt is on to find the sharks before they claim a human life. >>> blame it on the meat. that's what one olympic coach is doing. is one team's diet behind their losses in key contests? >>> it is saturday, july 7th. good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. glad you are waking up with us. chances are after you turned on cnn you logged into your computer to do surfing and check your e-mail. come monday, it may not be possible. it turns out there's a nasty virus out there. hundreds of thousands of computers are affected around the world. that means you may not have internet access monday morning. the fbi plans to shut down services to fix it. the scope doesn't matter if you are one of the unlucky ones. what will you do without your internet if you lose it monday? how will you spend your time? can you remember what life was like without it? tweet me@randyk
is probably correct. what will eventually happen is u.s. companies will be forced to partner with other nations who have acceded to the treaty the 161 i believe that were mentioned earlier to find opportunities around the globe because they cannot find certainty or protect their own interests through u.s. law, thought u.s. practice, and so, we find they're teaming up with the russians and with the chinese and others or their preference would be to take the lead and to go alone or to find others as their junior partners in assessing and managing this risk. >> my definition of these partnerships, we already divide up the profits, leaving aside the royalties in the sixth year. >> well, that's right, and plus, you're at the behest of others in looking for those partners. we have, i might say, the best companies in the world, the most technologically advanced. we are on the cutting edge of the abilities to go out in the deep waters and produce these energy resources. wide open risk without any limitation is a clear detriment, and as you've heard those people making the decisions in the board
>> greg: true. >> kimberly: thank you for spending time with us. tune in tomorrow for the fabulous fourth of july special. west point hell cat, dunk tank and wings. you don't want to mess it. see you back here tomorrow. ♪ >> john: another u.s. apology. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> john: good evening. i'm john roberts in for bret baier. pakistan in the seven-month long blockade in the boarder with afghanistan that cost the american taxpayer $2 billion. it took an american apology which the pentagon and the administration have said for months would not be forthcoming. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has details. >> reporter: the apology came from hillary clinton in a phone call to pakistan foreign minister. "we are sorry for the losses suffered by pakistani military. we are committed to working closely to pakistan and afghanistan to prevent this from ever happening again." for seven months, the white house, state department and pentagon said they would not apologize for the cross-border shooting incident on novembe november 26 that left 24 pakistani troops
>>> the road to kabul. pakistan agrees to reopen the supply routes to afghanistan. u.s. and pakistani leaders have come to agreement that will help nato soldiers to wrap up the mission in afghanistan. they agreed to reopen the routes to pakistan. the u.s. uses the roads to bring in goods and fuel. secretary of state hillary clinton discussed the details over the phone with the pakstani foreign minister. >> the foreign minister karr has advised her the ground lines of communication will be reopening. >> u.s. troops in afghanistan killed 24 pakistani soldiers in error last november in a cross-border air strike. pakistani blocked the supply routes. clinton offered an apology and expressed the condolences to the families of the dead soldiers. the islamic extremist group, the pakistani taliban criticized the agreement. members threat tuned attack u.s. convoys. nato leaders said the agreement demonstrates strengthened cooperation between their forces and pakistan. the signed treaties with other central asian countries to provide access into afghanistan, but those roadways pro
the farm bill and it already passed the u.s. senate and a scheduled vote wednesday on a repeal of the affordable care act known as obama care following the ruling last week by the supreme court. it is sunday, july 8 and will begin with our focus on u.s. foreign policy and hillary clinton who is in tokyo today for a series of talks on the u.s./nato role in afghanistan or the next decade. will get your calls and comments about u.s. foreign policy generally and the performance of the secretary of state, hillary clinton specifically. our phone lines are open -- you can join the conversation on our twitter page and facebook. or send us an e-mail. there are a couple of articles related to the secretary of state and this one is from cbs news. she beat the former record held by madeleine albright. there is this from "the l.a. times." she was asked about corruption in the country. she said it is a major challenge to meet the standards of accountability and transparency. the exchange came during this unannounced stopover by the secretary of state. even if her words or encouraging, many i
reportedly been used in areas to the city's south. committee of the red cross to join the united nations in describing the conflict in syria as a civil war. the red cross had previously kept its assessment to a handful of flashpoint areas, but now says the violence is nationwide. the observer mission meanwhile has confirmed heavy weaponry was used last week in the village of tremseh, where pro-assad forces were accused of massacring more than 100 civilians. u.n. spokesperson announced the observers' findings earlier today. >> our observers confirmed the use of direct and indirect weapons including artillery and mortar shells and small arms. counts of 27 eyewitnesses' we interviewed, the consistent accounts indicated the attacks were 5:00 in the morning by shelling and ground forces. >> the al-assad regime has denied carrying out a massacre in tremseh, claiming it killed anti-government rebels. the an arab league peace envoy kofi annan is headed to moscow for talks on a new security council response to the ongoing violence in syria. deputyng in lebanon, dietar secretary state william burn
foundation does, we use generic drugs and dave made a huge difference. and pat for money cannot be used to buy those drugs, first because eric goolsby at all the people agreed that they should anzac and because i made an agreement with president bush when he was an obvious that i would submit all of the mehdi said we sent anywhere in the world to the fda and he said if the fda approved them is the effect of an appropriate that on a local contrary could use their money to buy that meta-sin. [applause] and he kept his word. and that was the beginning of this and i'm very, very grateful for that. that means for these drugs are not available with got to do something for people without insurance who can't afford the drugs. [cheers and applause] now, our foundation has partnered with major pharmaceutical, aeneas to make access to affordable hiv medication available faster, in a simpler way on a longer-term basis of people who don't qualify for a bat, but can't afford the drug. here's the idea. we will provide a one-stop shop for uninsured patients to access all of the patient assistance progr
nowadays is simply different than it used to be 30 or more years ago because of climate change. >> reporter: not all scientists agree, climate change skeptics argue too much is being read into short-term data and that extreme weather events usually even out over time and don't turn into major trends. but a large majority of climate scientists say climate change is real and, scott, if they're right that means the extreme weather is only going to get worse. >> pelley: chip, thank you. as chip said, the heat is not helping with the wildfires in the west. 45 are burning tonight. tanker planes were cleared to fly again today. they had been grounded far day after an air force tanker crashed, killing four. the number of these firefighting planes is dwindling, and we asked rick sallinger of cbs station kcnc to show us why. >> you don't get much better than that. >> reporter: the specially designed c-130s can cover a quarter mile with 3,000 gallons of water or fire retardant. colonel paul hargrove is with the california air national guard. >> these are probably the most effective in the world just
>> clayton: thanks for joining us, tomorrow on the show, have you heard of this guy, running for student council. join us for the "after the show" show. >> alisyn: and massachusetts senator scott brown will be here and tune in for the "after the show" show. >> clayton: happy national ice cream day. >> jamie: good morning, a "fox news alert" for you. iran is threatening world supply of oil, the u.s. is taking this one very seriously. the rogue reggie regime saying it will block the gateway to the gulf and a narrow waterway known that's strait of hormuz and tehran says it will act if it feels its security is threatened. what does that mean? good morning, everyone i'm jamie colby, great to have you here. >> eric: i'm eric sean on this sunday morning, welcome to america's news headquarters. we know the strait of hormuz is a vital waterway, about 20%, 1/5 of the world's oil supply passes through the narrow strait. the lifeblood of many nations. now iran again vowing to increase its naval presence in international waters and even claiming it is developing a long range missile that
's lawsuit against the u.s. anti doping agency. arm strog wants to stop the agency to stripping him of his 7 tour defrance titles. the judge dismissing the suit because of procedural issues. his lawyers will refile it today. the agency claims he took performance enhancing drugs for years which he denies. damage to the washington month monument during last summer's earthquake could keep the building closed for two years. the estimate from the national park service. we have video now that sent tourists running. the quakes caused large chunks of stones to loosen and crack especially near the top. the $15 million worth of repairs were expected to take just a year. 600 thousand tourists visit that monument every year. >>> the florida lifeguard who inspired -- he was awarded the key to the city from hole endale beach officials but getting a bigger award from a man who almost drowned from the man on the beach. >> you saved my life. >> you hear he was okay. we heard he is doing okay. i never had confirmation. i never knew how he was really doing. now seeing him here it's overwhelming. >> tomas was o
the longest and strongest heat wave ever recorded. molly is braving the temperatures. and bringing us more. >> the excessive heat is nothing to mess with. it is in the 110's here in washington. and from the midwest to the plains, and to the east, there are eight deaths officials say because of the high heat. three in ohio and three in wisconsin and two in tennessee. here in dc, a city built over a wamp and why they feel so darn muggy. a lot of people bring the family to see the monuments and some say it is not so bad. a number of the tourist tried to get out early and stay cool including a honeymooning couple. >> what they want to do even if it is hot. we embraced it. >> we have a bunch of kids that are sleeping back in the hotel and it is too hot for them. we came out and we'll go back and pick them up. >> we'll tough it out. >> we have many monuments that we can before we melt. >> as for the power situation in the midatlantic, 10,000 people are in the dark with no air conditioning after the powerful thunderstorms a week ago. most of them. more than 9000, of the 10,000 people are in the b
. anyone can sell guns to those who regularly use the arms to kill their own people. >> how many guns had he got on you? >> 43. >> how many bananas? only to that, because that is regulated. >> justin brand. we'll speak with amnesty usa executive director suzanne nossel. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. at least 25 people have been killed and more than 50 wounded in a car bombing in the iraqi city of diwaania. crowdedack targeted a crowd o market. with sectarian attacks on the rise, at least 237 people were killed in iraq last month, making june 1 of the bloodiest since u.s. forces withdrew late last year. syrian president bashar al-assad has expressed regret for the downing of a turkish air jet that stoked tensions with neighboring turkey last month. speaking to a turkish newspaper, al-assad said he will not allow the incident to escalate into combat between the two countries. in other syria news, dozens of members of syria's opposition met in cairo on monday to formulate a new transition from al-assad's
was general keith alexander who runs the national security agency under u.s. cyber command. sanger goes on to say that general alexander is one of the quote most important figures in washington that no one ever heard of. i guess that's not true anymore judging from this room. he also says that in rare moments when he talks in politics, general alexander is pretty soft spoken about america's vulnerability to such attacks. but said one senator in a classified setting like the one the other day, it's very different. i don't know what that means exactly what about what to expect from our speaker today, i do know we could not have a better speaker to address this subject. general alexander enrolled in the u.s. military academy in the class of 1974. it was a maybe the first post vietnam class of members of that class actually were joining an constitution whose future was very much in doubt. they may joke sometimes about themselves. but general david petraeus is one of the distinguished graduates of that class has said they also called themselves class of 74 pride of the corp. that class has p
through our region. the entire area remains under a thunderstorm watch. thanks for joining us at 6 i am will thomas. let's get right to it. gwen tolbart is in the weather center tracking the storms. >> it has been a very busy afternoon will. the storms started firing up into the early afternoon hours, areas to the northwest and have become fairly widespread as the system pushes through to the south and southeast. let's begin with a look at radar all centered around that frontal system you see there, that system being the trigger for everything happening coming into our warm, humid air mass across the region, causing things to fire up. we have a severe thunderstorm watch for the entire viewing area, in effect until 10. let's go to sentinel radarrings on max one for you here, you can see we have a little bit of an area to the south, just seems to be now like it is really firing up a lot. a little bit of upper level rotation, that definitely is worth watching and then as we take a closer look towards the northeast, we are talking about areas that definitely have hail alert s with them and
troops leave. afghan president hamid karzai, u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton and u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon will be among those attending the meeting on sunday. japanese officials are trying to negotiate a total package of $15 billion by 2015. the amount is expected to meet a request president karzai made. he wants the money for reconstruction and development after nato troops leave his country in 2014. >>> an afghan minister outlined where some of that funding will go in a speech ahead of sunday's meeting. wais barmak says continued international support is needed to revive his country's rural areas. barmak is the minister for rural rehabilitation and development. he made his appeal friday at a symposium in tokyo. >> major challenges remain. residual conflict continues to delay and destruct development, growth and peace building. >> barmak says access to drinking water and medical services has improved in some villages, but he insists $125 million will be necessary for the next three years to build water supply systems and schools. barmak adds if the afghan people were
for joining us . we'll see you. everybody have a great weekend. >> extreme heat and humidity is more than an inconvenience but deadly. heat related deaths continue to climb. the country is suffering through triple-digit temperatures and storms nation. i am uma. america's news headquarter in the nation's capitol starts right now. leading our show. heat wave that is gripping the country. rick is tracking the temperatures and live in the extreme weather center. rick. >> it is hot and take a look at the map. you can see where the heat is. 98 degrees in kansas city . 95 in cleave - cleveland it is hot and humid . this is what it like. 110 in clef lend and 106 in louisville. we are not even in the noon time. it is warm temperatures already . because of that heat advisory in the great lakes and ohio river valley and stretching out in parts of the middle atlantic states . we are talking about temps and around 110 today . one of those days to stay in. there are changes in store. it is going to drop our teches. as it does happen. it will swipe down here through today and bring a wind and hail threa
nuclear weapons program, you give us legitimacy for what we are doing and a broad an deep nuclear program and we'll be satisfied if assad falls, that would be a disastrous deal for the west but it is one iran could well angle for and tying it all together is very much behind the idea of hosting peace talks among the syrian factions. >> eric: do you think that is a deal the obama administration would take? and could be offered? >> well, let me be clear. i think it is a disastrous deal but yes, i think the obama administration would be inclined to take it. since their diplomacy, both with respect to iran's nuclear weapons program and the ongoing civil war in syria, has been such a failure. being able to amass a successive diplomacy would give them something, even though the end result i think would be very, very risky for the united states and israel and our arab friends in the region serving it comes as the panetta report came out which is troubling, potentially, they are developing a missile that they think could hit the united states within three years. i mean, that report, ambassador, w
nations involved, thereby, denying the united states an opportunity to intervene. but the u.s. has been pushing china to join a multi-lateral framework with asean claimants to draw up legally binding code of conducts. u.s. engagement with groups such as the asean regional forum reflects a shift in foreign policy under the obama administration. the asia-pacific is now the focus of american economic and military strategy. that means potential flash points including the south china sea are of increasing concern to washington, especially when it comes to the military presence of china. nhk world's anthony yazaki reports. >> reporter: u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton arrived in phnom penh on wednesday afternoon. the first item on the agenda was a meeting with the foreign minister from asean where they exchanged views on the region's most delicate topic, the territorial disputes over the south china sea. >> i ask in my country why i put so much emphasis on asean, i tell them we work with asean on issues of central importance to the united states from maritime security to economic growt
kids like this alive. >> and a return to africa. former president bill clinton speaks to us exclusively on his campaign for that continent's victims of hiv/aids, and how new drug could change that struggle. >> the numbering is the best thing ever is staggering. it could reduce the likelihood of new infections by 75%. >> hello. there is the beginnings of another humanitarian catastrophe. one of the country's touched by the arab spring. for some 80 months, yemen has been wracked by political turmoil. now millions are going hungry and worse. according to the united nations, nearly half of the population, or 10 million people, have limited or no access to sufficient food. 47% of children under 5 years old are chronically malnourished. the worst affected areas are in the west of the country surrounding the capital sanaa. jeremy cooke has this exclusive report. >> the face of a crisis. ashmial is barely clinging to consciousness, barely clinging to life. a 1-year-old who weighs as much as a newborn baby. you do not need a scale to know that this child needs help now. like so many young victim
was trying to kick start economy. thanks for inviting us into your home. fair and balanced and unafraid. enjoy independence day. we'll be here so please tune in. fox report is next. >> a show of force in the nuclear standoff with iran. the pentagon bolstering our military power in the region as tensions continued to rise and iran tests a missile said to be capable of hitting israel. plus, keeping our southern borders safe with a new fleet of armored gun boats. >> people that we go up against the drug cartels they have unlimited money and unlimited firepower. >> tonight, lock and load on the riogrande. >> and the death of television legend andy griffith. >> i don't blame you with all that lip lim stick all over your face, you do look kind of swreet >> an entertainment icon. >> a diplomatic breakthrough concerning the war in afghanistan. >> john: the pakistani government reopening critical supply routes after white house said it was sorry 24 troops died in an air strike. they closed the routes into afghanistan. they used the routes to get supplies to troops on the front line.
everything in the past. and in the u.s. we don't see them often. i'm martin savage. thanks for joining me. wolf blitzer is in "the situation room" next. >> martin, thanks very much. happening now, bruising back and forth between the obama and romney campaign. we're checking the cronyism accusatio accusations. >>> and we'll talk to someone who suggested that mitt romney may have committed a felon. >>> also crime fighting robots. this amazing technology turnss science fiction into amazing life saving facts. >>> i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> first it's today's new round of attack in the presidential race campaign and the much winning battleground state of ohio this afternoon. president obama slammed the tax proposals, warninging they'll send thousands of u.s. jobs overs overs overseas. > the romney campaign is accusing them of another dishonest attack. why did the president level this new corporate tax attack on romney in ohio? >> reporter: well, wolf, the president is trying to draw sharp contrast between his campaign and romney's campaign, trying to suggest romney i
get government business. what's worse, they exclaim one of the companies used your tax dollars to ship jobs overseas. first of all they point to this fellow who a big democratic fund-raiser. there he is right there sitting next to the president. let's follow the trail, according to the romney people. they say that big donor there is appointed to a white house council on jobs. the private company invest in the electric car company called fiscar automote i. they are approved for a half billion dollar loan from the automotive industry. and fisker ends up having the first cars made in finland. >> what else have you found out when you dig for more details. >> well, what we find, wolf, is a totally different story. fisker tells us they got involved in a government loan program. it was back during the bush administration fisker raised about a billion dollars from investors. yeah, he's a wealthy guy. just one of the guys out there. furthermore, fisker, we asked, has your company ever been aware of any political favors. their answer, absolutely not. as for the fabulous looking cars that they're
>> alan: extreme heat across the u.s. tonight dozen are dead including baby left in a car on a sweltering day. >> ama: a baby girl just a few months old died in indiana after she was left in a car in 105-degree heat. the is just one of at least 30 people who died from the record-setting heat that is scorching the nation. here's the latest. >> reporter: the extreme heat was blamed for a transformer fire in mid-town manhattan on saturday. manhole exploded igniting a minivan, and flames climbed 15 stores up the side of an apartment building. >> the car was completely in flames. getting the cav golding in flames -- cav golding in flames. >> 22 states were under heat advisories. >> just suffering and i can't form any coehart -- coherent thownts. >> the drought like conditions are driving up food prices for everyone. less than half the u.s. corn crop is in good condition. vegetable farmers in wisconsin, cattle farmers in oklahoma, both are saying the heat will cause prices to rise. >> i have had to sell assets or watch the animals tie. >> relief is on the way but not yet. the in
joins us. "starting point" begins right now. welcome, our starting point this morning, new details coming to us about what was inside the apartment of the aurora colorado shooting suspect's home, after his bizarre appearance in court yesterday. cnn has new information, a law enforcement official who viewed videotape taken inside the apartment says this, mess of wires looked like spaghetti and it was rigged quote, right. if police hadn't dismantled the explosives the entire floor could have been consumed by flames before the first fire truck arrive. the aurora police found 30 improvised explosive devices surrounded by gas containers of gasoline. the gasoline was meant to enhance the effects of the blast. all of that brings us right to jim spellman. he's standing outside the theater. we can see the neon sign behind you. let's talk first about this video. i know it's black and white. what more can you tell us? >> yeah, police describe this whole apartment as being designed to kill. all rigged up to a trip wire at the front door. it took them almost two days before they could figure ou
a serious dispute and an acknowledgement by the u.s. that mistakes were made. nbc's jim miklaszewski joins us tonight from the pentagon with more. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, natalie. that bitter dispute exploded last november, when american air strikes mistakenly killed 24 pakistani troops. when the u.s. refused to apologize, pakistan closed down two critical supply lines into afghanistan. and vital shipments were backed up at the border. today those routes were reopen, when secretary of state hillary clinton told pakistan, we are sorry for the loss of pakistani forces. u.s. officials insist this was not an apology, but it was good enough for pakistan. those routes supply american troops with just about everything they need to survive, and will be just as critical to ending the war. they're the same routes american forces will take to withdraw from afghanistan over the next two years. natalie? >> jim miklaszewski at the pentagon for us tonight, thank you. >>> the fda has approved a new over the counter test for hiv that can be used at home, and gets results in about a ha
. >> knowing that your positive, they're going to shame you, discriminate against u.s. and so forth, so people shy away. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. samangan of forces are continuing their bombardment of the city of aleppo ahead of a widely expected all-out assault to uproot rebel fighters. hundreds of troops are said to have massed on the city's outskirts as syrian gunships pound several neighborhoods. rebel forces have launched attacks on army checkpoints around the city. a number of people were reported dead in clashes on thursday, the exact amount is impossible to verify. in washington, state department spokesperson victoria nuland said the u.s. fears a new massacre in aleppo will occur. >> the concern is we will see a massacre in aleppo, and that is what the regime appears to be lining up for. aleppo, as you said, has been bombarded by syrian fighter jets. it is the latest desperate effort of the al-assad regime to hold on to control. there are credible reports of tanks prepared to attack the cit
be nationalized? here are the numbers to call -- you can also find us online. send us a tweet. or e-mail us -- "the new york times" has an piece today that says -- we would like to hear what you think about that. let's continue reading. some economists had a surprisingly different take it comes to the big fish in the economic pond. some found only way to preserve competition was to nationalize. this notion seems counterintuitive. this is a question a lot of newspapers, economists, and politicians asked back in 2009 when the economic crisis hit. now we're revisiting it, especially in the wake of the libor scandal in the uk. "forbes."e picece from when we look at the question of nationalization and what it means, what about to the archives and see what the questions were from 2008. in this article looks at what it means. and it means giving the government the power to control banks. this could mean taking control of the public shares to the power to pick and install new leadership at the bank. let's go back to the o"new york times" op ed piece that says basically of the barclays interest-rate
housing appraisal. the u.s. global aids coordinator, dr. eric goosby, says the president's platts is helping the world move towards aids-free generation. this came during a brookings institution meeting on the global fight towards the potentially deadly disease. this is just under one hour. >> thank you, everyone, for joining us. welcome to brookings. i am noam unger, a fellow with argot -- development initiative here. perkins is pleased and welcome to welcome dr. eric goosby for our discussion, key lessons from a decade of actions on global aids, and the look for. i will forgo the tree the detailed reputation of biography, goosby's but despite the emphasis of today's events some lessons from the past decade,ambassador g oosby'iss involvement makes him a pioneer. his involvement dates back to 30 years, to when he was already becoming a specialist in the then-unidentified disease that would come to define his career. in the 1990's, he helped lead domestic federal efforts to respond to the disease, including setting up the ryan white care act, that unlocked federal support in respon
>> alan: extreme heat across u.s. tonight dozen are dead including baby left in a car on a sweltering day. >> ama: a baby girl just a few months old died in indiana after she was left in a car in 105-degree heat. the is just one of at least 30 people who died from the record-setting heat that is scorching the nation. here's the latest. >> reporter: the extreme heat was blamed for a transformer fire in mid-town manhattan on saturday. manhole exploded igniting a minivan, and flames climbed 15 stores up the side of an apartment building. >> the car was completely in flames. getting the cav golding in flames -- cav golding in flames. >> 22 states were under heat advisories. >> just suffering and i can't form any coehart -- coherent thownts. >> the drought like conditions are driving up food prices for everyone. less than half the u.s. corn crop is in good condition. vegetable farmers in wisconsin, cattle farmers in oklahoma, both are saying the heat will cause prices to rise. >> i have had to sell assets or watch the animals tie. >> relief is on the way but not yet. the in
secretary, i apologize. >> well, u.s. the wrong question, with a lot of insinuation. it is not fair to the men and women who work in this area. >> if it had been in place at the time, prior to the fort hood massacre, would it have prevented a major from carrying out that terrorist attack? >> it is difficult to give you a firm yes or no, but i can tell you that the curriculum goes to the indicators of someone who is moved from extreme ideology and i will be happy to provide a briefing on that. >> i would be happy. we would be very interested in hearing that. also, the curriculum described in your testimony, how will it prevent homegrown terrorists without singling out individual groups due to religious or political beliefs? with that question, i want to remind you that there are individuals in your department who have described people who are military veterans, gun owners, christian conservatives, they have been described as terrorists. how to prevent me from being singled out as a terrorist? someone like him from not being a terrorist? >> representative, as you know, the court that
into that fund today, those dollars go elsewhere without us having a say until we participate or become part of the treaty process. does that clarify? >> thank you. >> the other thing that i wondey have been covered to some extent, but i haven't heard much discussion since i arrived about how we benefit in the arctic. you talked that a little bit mr. gerard in terms of our ability to have much more of an opportunity to access the minerals and the resources under the arctic. .. the outer continental shelf. we stand here watching that happen we have a very, very significant interest in the arctic. as i mentioned earlier, shall hopefully will start that today. seems that one quarter of the world's oil and gas resources are into the arctic. why we would sit on the sidelines and watch the rest of the world development resource to us is somewhat mystified within our own 200-mile exclusive economic zone in the world that does not take full advantage of the outer continental shelf a big miss the opportunity to sit back and watch 30 years from now we missed on this decisions we made in the arctic whi
? >> definitely seen gradual changes as i'm sure you have. look, i've had to use my former cheerleading voice many times to get a question to presidents and to candidates for president. but i've had to do that more and more as has jim over the years because, look, i mean it's just the world that we live in from their perspective that with twitter, the internet, with everything going viral immediately, it's hard for them to say anything without altering the message that they're trying to get out that day. having said that, it is frustrating having been a reporter on several presidential campaigns, you're there, you're going on the bus, you're going off the bus, you're sitting through every speech. and you want to have access to the candidate to be able to ask them questions. and especially at the end of a trip like this where you're really going full bore and you don't have a chance to ask anything, that's what happens when you really try to ask. and you have to be careful of your surroundings, but you got to do your job. >> gloria, and i have to ask you, in the big picture, how important is this r
, christine romans has that for us. >> moupting concern in the u.s. and israel about chemical weapons possibly entering the fray in syria, fierce fighting continuing overnight in city of alep po, the assad regime clinging to power this morning. here's the development that's getting attention, a spokesman publicly threatening to deploy chemical weapons against any foreign intervention. it's a threat senator john mccain is taking seriously. >> there is a danger of chemical weapons that are presently under bash ar al assad's control from flowing to hezbollah, presenting a grave threat to the security of israel. >> president obama warning the assad regime it would be a tragic mistake to use chemical weapons, promising syria will be held accountable if it does. >>> a new era for penn state's football program after a massive punish from the ncaa. they leveled a $60 million fine, imposed a four-year boan own postseason activity and stripped the school of scholarships and football victories for the last 14 seasons. penn state says it won't fight the stiff sanctions. we'll heard from mike and mike in t
's nomination, how far will he go to win the white house? will ferrell and zach galifianakis are with us like to talk about their new movie. wolf blitszer is off. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." >>> right now mitt romney's on his way home from an overseas trip his campaign is calling a great success even though it generated embarrassing headlines at every stop. latest came today in poland when one of romney's top aides cursed at reporters asking questions. one of them was our jim acosta, who joins us from warsaw. jim, what happened today that the romney team sounds upbeat despite all that's been going on? >> reporter: well, joe, a senior romney advisor told reporters here in warsaw that mistakes do happen out on the campaign trail. but when asked what mistakes were made on this overseas trip, that advisor couldn't name any. instead the campaign says the world got to hear from a candidate who they say speaks from the heart. it's the image mitt romney has wanted voters to see for the last week. the gop contender walking tall on the world stage here visiting poland's tomb of the u
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